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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
509 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear skies, light winds, and chilly temperatures were seen across
central and southeast Illinois early this morning. Temperatures
around the area early this morning, were mostly in the mid to 
upper 20s.

A fast moving disturbance will track southeast from Iowa into
southern Illinois today, bringing a chance for scattered rain 
showers. A larger storm system will begin to impact the Midwest 
tomorrow, and linger into Saturday. Strong low pressure will 
spread rain and snow across the region. Several inches of snow 
accumulation is possible from northeast Iowa, southeast into 
portions of northern Illinois, and Indiana, for tomorrow night and
Saturday. Farther south, rain totals in excess of one inch are 
possible, for central and southern Illinois.

Highs today, will range from the mid 40s across southeast
Wisconsin and eastern Indiana, to the mid 60s across western
Missouri. Lows tonight, will range from the low 20s in eastern
Wisconsin, to the upper 40s in southwest Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CALHOUN County
Issued at 900 AM CDT THU MAR 22 2018


Current Temperatures, Dewpoint Map, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 33 degrees north and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Mount Vernon, Marion, and Alton. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CALHOUN County,IL

344 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

Thunderstorms are possible on Friday night and Saturday. There is
also a chance of thunderstorms from late Sunday night through


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CALHOUN County, IL
721 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Mostly sunny early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain. High around 50. Light wind.

Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the evening. Low in the upper 30s. East wind around 10 mph.

Cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. High around 50. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Showers in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the mid 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Temperature falling into the 40s in the afternoon. East wind 10 to 15 mph in the morning shifting to the northeast with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Colder. Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. High around 50.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. High around 60. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low around 50. High around 60. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. High in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Almanac Information

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky